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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Designation: Pittsburgh
  • Head Count: 466
  • Gross Revenues: $296,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $635,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 6

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a Pittsburgh-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has 400 attorneys and is the 113th largest firm in the United States.  With $296,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 113th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, KY, LA, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 113 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 113 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 79 17 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Pa. Am Law 200 Firms Show Slow, Steady Climb

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 29, 2015

The five Pennsylvania law firms on the Am Law 200 all held steady or showed modest movement up the rankings of the second hundred largest grossing law firms, according to data released Thursday by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.

Havana Lawyer Assesses Cuban Legal System

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 28, 2015

Havana attorney Osvaldo Miranda Diaz told a 30-attorney delegation from Florida that Cuban lawyers get tired of complaining to government officials about the lack of due process in Cuba's courts.

Phila. Bar 5K Event Brings Out Judges, Children and Lawyers

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015

On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.

Florida Bar Delegation Checking Out Opportunities in Cuba and DBR Reporter Julie Kay Will be There

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 26, 2015

A Florida Bar delegation of more than 30 lawyers heads to Cuba for a four-day trip to learn about investment opportunities and Cuba's legal system, as well as to do a little touring.

On The Move: Jeffrey Hall Joins Stark & Stark

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 22, 2015

Stark & Stark announces that Jeffrey Hall has joined the firm as a partner in the Lawrenceville office.

Clergy Abuse Plaintiff Seeks Judgment Based on Lynn Conviction

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 15, 2015

The plaintiff in a civil clergy sex-abuse case is asking the court for summary judgment against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Monsignor William Lynn based on the reinstatement of Lynn's criminal conviction.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 13, 2015

The following attorneys were selected for Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Lynn's Bail Revoked in Clergy Sex-Abuse Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 01, 2015

The first Catholic Church administrative official convicted of endangering the welfare of children abused by other priests has been sent back to prison.

Business Defense Firms Lead Growth in Florida Law Firms

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 01, 2015

Law firms specializing in insurance and other business defense work find a recipe for growth in Florida, climbing up the Review 100 chart of the 100 largest law firms in Florida by attorney headcount.

Facebook Firing Case Sent to State Court

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : April 30, 2015

A man who was fired after posting disparaging comments on his employer's Facebook page has gotten his case sent back to state court.

Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015

Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Four firms announce new additions, while general counsel have been hired at real estate private equity and asset management firm Savanna and Turing Pharmaceuticals AG.

Elisa D'Amico Named Attorney of the Year

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015

K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.

Pa. Big-Firm Associate Salaries in Flux

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 14, 2015

The associate compensation landscape in Pennsylvania is slowly evolving and, in the wake of Dechert's local salary bump, could see more changes as a number of law firms say they are evaluating their compensation programs.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Defense Focus in Risperdal Cases May Shift to Causation

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 31, 2015

While the second Risperdal trial resulted in a verdict favoring drugmaker Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the company was still found negligent in failing to warn—as it was in the first trial—leading some attorneys to speculate that Janssen will focus less on failure to warn defenses and more on the individual facts of each case.

Heinz-Kraft Deal Bottles Legal Work for Dozens

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 26, 2015

Two of the country's largest food companies have agreed to merge in a deal put into place with the help of dozens of lawyers across four law firms.

Robinson & Cole Picks Up Data Protection Group Head

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 18, 2015

Robinson & Cole has poached privacy and data protection group head Linn Freedman from Nixon Peabody. Freedman will lead Robinson & Cole's newly formed privacy and security data team, following in the footsteps of a number of Am Law 200 firms that have made hires in a practice area that barely existed several years ago.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

2015 New Partners: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

2015 New Partners: D-G

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

Fried Frank and Paul Hastings Poach IP Heads, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015

Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Justices: Paperless Voting Machines Satisfy Election Code

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015

Direct-recording electronic voting systems that do not produce a contemporaneous paper record of each vote cast comply with state requirements and do not violate citizens' right to vote, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.

Increased Oil and Gas Regulations Expected Under Wolf

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : March 03, 2015

With Gov. Tom Wolf proposing and implementing changes for the oil and natural gas industry in Pennsylvania, several legal industry insiders are predicting increased regulations for oil and natural gas development over the next few years.

New Partners: Broad and Cassel

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

Buchanan Ingersoll Adds Tallahassee Lobbyists

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 25, 2015

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is strengthening its Florida presence with the addition of seven lobbyists in its Tallahassee office.

Activity Picks Up in Clergy Sex-Abuse Suits

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 25, 2015

The plaintiff in a priest sex-abuse case is appealing a Philadelphia judge's ruling that the statute of limitations barred his claims. Meanwhile, the case that will be the second priest sex-abuse lawsuit to go to trial in Philadelphia is set to head to the courtroom in early March.

Ropes & Gray Ramps Up in Data Security, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2015

A data privacy expert joins Ropes & Gray on the West Coast; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Mayer Brown; Epstein Becker & Green's 15-lawyer raid lands it an office in Princeton; Cleary Gottlieb hires a former Sullivan & Cromwell tax partner and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Greenberg Traurig Grows in Chicago, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015

A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fight the Urge to Merge: Alternative Strategic Alliances

John R. Washlick : The Legal Intelligencer : February 17, 2015

The hospital provider business model has traditionally focused on maximizing revenue through increased inpatient utilization, where the focus was primarily on curative care in the remedial treatment of diseases or physical disorders.